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Dave Oliver

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCopywriter - Content Manager - Brand Consultant

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About me

I'm a senior copywriter, editor, content manager and tone of voice consultant. I have more than 20 years’ experience across online, print and social communications for both B2C and B2B audiences, mainly in the technology, telecoms and financial services sectors. Copywriting – I’ve written websites, blog posts, customer and internal comms, direct mail, video scripts and social content. As a journalist, my work has featured in Wired, Stuff, The Guardian and The Independent. Tone of voice development – I’ve helped organisations to develop their tone of voice both for individual projects and for overall brand development. Content management – I’ve edited magazines, content-driven websites and blogs. I’m accustomed to working with marketing departments, agencies and other stakeholders to establish the best type of content to achieve set goals, and worked with teams to organise the delivery of that content. User experience – I’ve worked with UX and development teams to craft copy for complex ecommerce and informational websites. Creative agencies – I’ve worked with agencies on projects for their clients as well as managing relationships with agencies for enterprise clients.

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Skills

  • Advanced Copywriting
  • Copywriting
  • B2B Copywriting
  • B2C Copywriting
  • Brand Copywriting
  • Conceptual Copywriting
  • Content Copywriting
  • Business Copywriting
  • Creative Copywriter
  • Digital Copywriting

Work history

2017

Senior copywriter

O2 Business

Apr 2014 - Jun 2017
  • Slough, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I was the senior copywriter, content manager and tone of voice consultant for O2 Business for three years as a contractor. Responsibilities included: • Evolving O2 tone of voice for business audience sectors – SOHO, midmarket and Enterprise • Editing and writing for the O2 Business blog and The Blue enterprise blog. Managing a team of writers. Uploading content via WordPress, using Google Analytics to track reader engagement • Overseeing copy for a major redesign of the O2 Business website and online shop, working with agile UX and online development teams and uploading content via bespoke CMS • Devising and writing new weekly marketing messages for the online shop; liaising with prop owners, marketing execs, brand and other stakeholders • Liaising with stakeholders and agencies to ensure compliance with market objectives, brand and legal guidelines • Producing customer and internal comms • Developing, briefing and approving video content inc scenarios and scripts • Managing relationships with content agencies, stakeholders and partners • Producing on-brand copy decks for new props • Creating content for social channels • Developing website content and copy to enhance UX for new-build website features